Mr Eduardo Ferrari > Posadas > Montevideo, Uruguay > Lawyer Profile

Posadas
RUTA 8, KM 17500, OF 115
CP 91600, ZONAMERICA
MONTEVIDEO
Uruguay
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Work Department

Real Estate, Corporate and Tax Law

Position

Partner. Head of Notarial Department. Real Estate, Corporate and Tax Law.

Career

Mr. Ferrari is head of the Notarial Department in the firm and is also specialized in Commercial, Corporate and Tax Law providing sound and insightful legal advice to local and international companies. Similarly, he has represented companies in public calls for bids and in new undertakings, contributing his expertise in corporate and taxation issues, both at a national and international level. His in-depth practice includes financial transactions, loan structuring, real estate advice and notarial advice. During his professional career, he has worked at the Inter-American Development Bank, in Washington D.C. handling funding projects for Latin America. Mr. Ferrari also worked as a foreign attorney at Arnold & Porter, American law firm, at their offices in Washington D.C., where he provided counsel for global companies on Corporate and International Law. In 2010 and 2011 he served as Controller of the Board at Nuevo Banco Comercial S.A. As an academic, he was a Teaching Assistant of Private Law II at the Universidad de la República, Uruguay. In addition, he was also involved in the Legal English course taught at Universidad Católica del Uruguay. International law publications such as Latin Lawyer have cited him for his experience and work in the field of Tax Law. PUBLICATIONS: – “Promotion of Investment Law” co-authored with Juan C. Oreggia – International Financial Law Review. – “The Uruguayan Bank System Reality” – The International Lawyers Network Newsletter. – “Uruguayan Corporations with Offshore Purposes” – Offshore Investment.

Languages

Spanish, French, English, Portuguese and Italian.

Memberships

– Colegio de Abogados del Uruguay (Uruguayan Bar Association). – Asociación de Escribanos del Uruguay (Uruguayan Association of Notaries Public). – Instituto Uruguayo de Estudios Tributarios – IUET (Uruguayan Institute of Tax Studies). – International Bar Association (IBA).

Education

– Doctor in Law and Social Sciences – Universidad de la República. – Public Notary – Universidad de la República. – Foundations of American Legal Law – Georgetown University Law Center – 1999. – LL.M. in International Legal Studies – Georgetown University Law Center – 2000. – Currently Finishing a Masters Degree in Tax Law – Universidad de Montevideo.

Lawyer Rankings

Uruguay > Tax

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino‘s full-service tax practice is particularly celebrated in the fields of international taxation and individual tax planning. To this end, the firm has an office in free trade zone Zonamérica, which is managed by tax practice co-head Raúl Vairo, who specialises in tax and commercial law and has vast experience advising local and international clients on establishing new ventures in the region. Alongside him in coordinating the tax department are Eduardo Ferrari, who is particularly active advising on the tax aspects of real estate projects, and public accountant Daniel González. Senior associate Guillermo Sena is a key contact for tax counselling and tax disputes.

Uruguay > Real estate

(Leading individuals)

Eduardo FerrariPosadas, Posadas & Vecino

Posadas, Posadas & Vecino‘s real estate practice is one of the leading teams for advice on REITs in the country, and it also assists on a broad range of matters in the field, including urban and rural developments and Uruguay’s prominent agribusiness sector. The well-regarded Eduardo Ferrari focuses on financial transactions, loan structuring and real estate consultancy. He leads the department alongside Pablo Sequeira, who led one of the team’s standout REIT highlights in 2020, counselling Fideicomiso Verdenia – CWK Desarollos on all legal, tax and notarial aspects of structuring the construction of a residential complex in Carrasco. Notary public Federico Peñasco is another name to note. Since publication, Peñasco has been raised to the partnership – effective as of February 2022.